About the bill
- Full Title
To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a prescription drug benefit with a high deductible at no additional premium and access to discount prices on drugs and to provide for the operation of such benefit without a deductible for certain low-income Medicare beneficiaries.
- Summary (CRS)
4/2/2003--Introduced.Medicare Rx Now Act of 2003 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to provide for outpatient prescription drug coverage under Medicare part B (Supplementary Medical ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Apr 2, 2003
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1568”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
44 cosponsors (43D, 1R)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1568 — 108th Congress: Medicare Rx Now Act of 2003. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr1568
“H.R. 1568 — 108th Congress: Medicare Rx Now Act of 2003.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr1568>
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